Police: Unlicensed Dog Bites Postal Employee; Teen Steals Clothing from Sears

The following information was provided by the Yorktown Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

Unlicensed Dog Bites Postal Employee

Yorktown police investigating a report that a dog had bit a postal service employee led them to charge a 67-year-old Yorktown woman with failure to license her dog, a violation. 

Police said the postal employee was trying to deliver a package to the Parkway Place residence on Sept. 12 when the pit bull allegedly ran out of the home and bit him. 

Subsequent investigation by animal control officer James Waterhouse revealed the dog in question was allegedly not licensed, as required by New York State Law. 

The dog's owner was scheduled to appear in Yorktown Town Court on Oct. 2.

Teen Steals Clothing from Sears

A 14-year-old Jefferson Valley boy was arrested for allegedly stealing $87.96 worth of clothing from Sears, Yorktown police said. 

The teen, whose name police did not release, was charged with juvenile delinquency; the adult charge being petty larceny, a misdemeanor. 

On Sept. 17 at 2:07 p.m. police received a report from Sears security personnel alleging the teen had left the store without paying for various clothing. The teen was subsequently arrested, processed at police headquarters and later released to a family member.

He was scheduled to appear at the Westchester County Department of Probation on Oct. 2.

Driver with Suspended License Gets into Car Accident

A 24-year-old Cortlandt Manor man faces a number of charges after a vehicle accident on Route 202 near Hilltop Drive, Yorktown police said. 

The man was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, a misdemeanor; as well as following too closely and operating without insurance, both traffic infractions. 

The man was released after posting $100 cash bail and was scheduled to appear in Yorktown Town Court on Oct. 16.

Man Threatens Another Person with BB Gun

A 25-year-old Yorktown man has been arrested for allegedly threatening to shoot another person with a BB gun during a domestic dispute, Yorktown police said.

Police responded to the complaint on Sept. 19 at about 10:12 p.m. The defendant was placed under arrest and charged with second-degree menacing, a misdemeanor. He was held at the Yorktown Police Department and was awaiting arraignment.

Unsafe Start, Failure to Signal, Unlicensed Driver

A 27-year-old Carmel man has been charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, a misdemeanor; as well as failure to signal and unsafe start, both traffic infractions. 

The man's vehicle was stopped on Sept. 14 at about 1:25 a.m. when police allegedly observed him making an unsafe start and not signalling. Investigation revealed the defendant's driver's license was allegedly suspended. 

He was processed at police headquarters, released on $300 bail and scheduled to appear in court on Oct. 18.

Mohegan Lake Teen Faces Unlicensed Operation, 6 Traffic Infractions

An 18-year-old Mohegan Lake teen faces the following charges: third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation (misdemeanor), no front plate (traffic Infraction), excess window tint (traffic infraction), unregistered motor vehicle (traffic infraction), uninsured motor vehicle (traffic infraction), uninspected motor vehicle (traffic infraction) and improper plates (traffic infraction). 

Yorktown police on patrol on East Main Street allegedly observed a vehicle being operated without a front license plate and with excess window tint. The vehicle was stopped and the operator was identified as the 18-year-old teen, whose name police did not release. 

A DMV check revealed the teen had a suspended driver's license. In addition, his vehicle was unregistered, uninsured, uninspected and had an improper license plate affixed to it. The teen was placed under arrest and transported to the Yorktown Police Department for processing. 

The defendant was released on $100 bail and scheduled to appear in Yorktown Town Court on Oct. 18.

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